Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences will host a spring ceremony for all graduating aerospace students. The event will feature multiple speakers and all graduates will have their name announced and be able to walk across the stage to receive their diploma cover. This event is separate from the campus-wide commencement.

Thursday, May 11

  • 8:30 a.m. – Campus-wide Commencement Ceremony at Folsom Field Stadium
  • 12:00 p.m. – AES Awards Reception held at Aerospace Building

Friday, May 12

For specific questions please contact

More details will be posted as the event gets closer.

Graduation Frequently Asked Questions

There are no limits to number of guests per student.

No passes, tickets or invitations are necessary.

No, seats cannot be reserved, they are first come, first served.

Yes, the CU Events Center does adhere to the clear bag policy. The only bags allowed clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” or one-gallon (or smaller) clear plastic Ziploc/freezer bag. No other bags are permitted at all; includes backpacks, diaper bags and other similar bags. More information on the clear bag policy can be found here.

Close-in parking and drop off locations are available for those who have difficulty walking; ADA placards are not required. Specific seating areas are already reserved for those with wheelchairs, the elderly, and guests with physical disabilities. Reservations for these areas are not required.

Please see the following links for additional related information:

Campus-Wide Commencement FAQs can be found here.